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Aberdeen

geographical name Ab·er·deen

Definition of Aberdeen

  1. 1 play \ˈa-bər-ˌdēn\ city NE South Dakota pop 26,091

  2. 2 \ˌa-bər-ˈdēn\ or Aberdeenshire play \-ˌshir, -shər\ administrative area NE Scotland area 2439 square miles (6318 square kilometers)

  3. 3 city & port NE Scotland constituting an administrative area area 72 square miles (186 square kilometers), pop 211,080

Aberdonian play \ˌa-bər-ˈdō-nē-ən\ adjective or noun



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